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El Sureno Mexican - CLOSED

3074 Memorial Hwy, Lake Lure, NC 28746-9801
+1 828-625-8506
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good25%
  • Average30%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
13 Sep 2015
“Food tasted good but...”
17 Apr 2014
“Just ok Mexican”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
3074 Memorial Hwy, Lake Lure, NC 28746-9801
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Reviewed 24 May 2012

While the food was tasty, the place was dirty, I mean really dirty. As one local said, "People get sick once in awhile but the food is good, you just take your chances." Well, not me. They've closed but I heard they are reopening in...More

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 7 March 2012

As of March 2012, there was a sign 'For Rent' in the window and the telephone number is no longer in service. There was a sign toward the road that indicated open seasonally. Please call the restaurant to verify before visiting.

Thank IslaEsperanza
Reviewed 16 January 2012

I always order the soup, it's better than any I've ever had and I order soup in most Mexican restaurants since Mexican dining is not my favorite. I bet I've had 15 bowls of their soup over the past couple of years.

Thank FloripaGirl
Reviewed 25 September 2011

This was our second visit to this restaurant in the past year. The food arrived at our table in a timely matter. The food on this return trip was average; the first time it was much better.

Thank rpmElloree_SC
Reviewed 2 August 2011

We sought this place out based on great reviews on the internet. The food was just "ok", the margarita was a mix, the place, in general, was dirty (crud on, in, and around the tables). Two of us had "things" floating in our water and...More

Thank kryston
Reviewed 14 July 2011

My son eats a lot of Mexican food at the many restaurants we have in our local vicinity. He came out of El Sureno and said, "Oh my goodness! That is the best Mexican food I've ever had!" He had the chicken fajitas. We stayed...More

Thank ShariTn
Reviewed 11 July 2011

I went to El Sureno with family on a Friday night, restaurant was almost empty. We picked a table outside because there were seven of us. We have eaten at this restaurant in previous years, and liked it. However, this time the service was so...More

Thank milagro95
Reviewed 10 July 2011

Great prices. Excellent service. Authentic food!Go eat at this resturant!

Thank Bblar
Reviewed 7 June 2011

This quirky restaurant offers the typical selection of Mexican dishes, but the ones we tried were executed very well. We were impressed at how reasonable the prices were too. This was the kind of Mexican food we often look for but seldom find. In fact...More

1  Thank Surreyglobetrotter
Reviewed 25 May 2011

Looks are deceiving. Excellent food. Great prices.

Thank Eirenic
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  • Address: 3074 Memorial Hwy, Lake Lure, NC 28746-9801
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Lake Lure
  • Phone Number: +1 828-625-8506
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